Sport - Andy Murray wins BBC award

Champions: Andy Murray holds up the Davis Cup trophy after Britain's 2015 triumph over Belgium (AFP Photo/JOHN THYS) (AFP/File)

- Davis Cup hero Andy Murray won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for 2015 at a star-studded reception in Belfast on Sunday. Murray led Great Britain to their first Davis Cup title since 1936. In second place came rugby league's Kevin Sinfield, who won the Challenge Cup, League Leaders' Shield and the Super League title in his final season before switching codes. Jessica Ennis-Hill, who was crowned world heptathlon champion in August, 13 months after giving birth, came in third. Jump jockey legend AP McCoy received the Lifetime Achievement Award. All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter won the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year award. Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill won Coach of the Year. Britain's Davis Cup heroes won the Team of the Year trophy.

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